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Kennebec Potatoes

Productive and Blight Resistant


Main. Thin, smooth skin and flesh make these oval potatoes an all-purpose pantry staple. Young tubers are tasty for creaming and full-size spuds are excellent for frying, boiling, mashing or baking. Stores well. Not available in ID, MT.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 2 - 3 feet.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

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  • 2 lbs
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Solanum tuberosum 'Kennebec' ; Family: Solanaceae (Nightshade Family)
  • Height: 2 - 3 feet.
  • Spacing: 12 to 15 inches between plants and 30 to 36 inches between rows.
  • Depth: 3 to 5 inches.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Yield: 100 lbs. per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: Very thin, smooth white skin, white smooth textured flesh. Oval shaped.
  • Days To Maturity: 80 - 100 days. Main season potato.
  • Form: Annual. Upright.
  • Soil Requirements: Fertile, well-drained sandy loam soil. pH 4.8 - 5.4. Will grow in higher pH, but sometimes becomes scabby.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: 2 lbs. of seed potatoes will make approximately 10 - 15 potato sets when cut.
  • Comments: Very dependable top yielder, stores well. Resistant to mosiac, late blight, net necrosis. Grows in a wide range of climates. Has a very large leaf and viney habit.

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